I’m from a small town and our nearest Apple Store is about an hour and half away. You’d think that me being such a big Apple fan that I would have made the trip before. But, I can honestly say that I have never stepped foot in an Apple Store
Scientists have developed a new way of deterring theft of a device using barely audible sounds to determine someone's "coustic fingerprint", reports news.com.au. The process involves playing a barely audible sound through an earphone. This sound actually stimulates the hair cells in one's ear into reproducing their own unique sound that can identify the user.
Johnathan Zdziarski held his live O'Reilly webcast earlier today, during which he demonstrated how to bypass the iPhone's passcode lock as promised. As it turns out, the forensic information he was talking about that he showed how to gain access to was the very same personal information he mentioned finding previously.
Some disturbing information has come about that might make you think twice about handing in your old iPhone to Apple to be refurbished. An Oregon State police officer was able to recover email, photos, and other data from an "out-of-the-box refurbished iPhone" he had purchased. Jonathan Zdziarski was contacted by the officers who found the information.